|Live jam at KPFT : Richard Greene with Ghetto Sounds|
Musical performance of spaced out jam of two fine tunes, "Oh! Puss!" and "Snapshots at the Gallery". Richard Greene plays the violin, Melvin Dismuke performs on the trumpet, and Tom Burton on the soprano saxophone. Dismuke and Burton are from Ghetto Sounds.
Program that explores moments in the lives of the members of Blackhearts, a gay African-American collective based in NYC. Poet Michael Jared Alexander Mintz[sp?] hosts. Contains performances by and interviews with jazz flautist Fred Carl, poet and author Cary Alan Johnson, and poet Arthur Wilson. Carl talks about performing love songs for another man and his desire to see more out gay black musicians...
|Female beauty rituals|
Corless Smith produces a documentary on the social role of 'beautification' as seen through the eyes of a Martian correspondent. Fuscia the martian speaks to fashion consultants, Pat Kwon from New York, Deborah Matthews from Cleveland, and Monique Montgomery from Paris about the role of beauty in society. Next she speaks to podiatrists, Dr. Margaret Low and Dr. Ruth Wood about the effects of heels on women's health...
|What is BART, and why are we saying such terrible things about it?|
Documentary on San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) that examines the principal issues surrounding the safety of BART's automatic control system and the relationships between BART's technology and the social goals of those who planned it. The program takes a critical look at the planning and implementation of BART in light of a recent transit accident in Fremont. Features the voices of John Volpe, Secretary of Transportation under President Nixon; A...
|A new look at abortion / W.J. Bryan Henrie.|
Dr. William Jennings Bryan Henrie (1896-1972), a country doctor turned abortion rights activist after being convicted in 1962 for performing abortions, speaks at the Conference on Abortion and Human Rights on January 9, 1966 in San Francisco under the auspices of the Society for Humane Abortion. Henrie calls for a more liberal view toward abortions, declaring that eventually "all will realize that abortions are necessary and grant its freedom."
|Robert Duncan at Cody's.|
Robert Duncan reads from his book Bending the Bow at Cody's Bookstore in Berkeley. Duncan reads "The Concert" (00:00:00), "Ancient Reveries and Declamations" (00:03:54), "The Readers" (00:10:36), "Equilibrations" (00:14:23), "Parsifal (after Wagner and Verlaine)" (00:21:31), "The Currents" (00:23:47), "The Torso" (00:27:27), "The Earth" (00:30:52), "An Illustration (Passages 20)" (00:34:17), "Transgressing the Real (Passages 27)" (00:36:47 - cuts off at end).
|Cecil Brown : voodoo spellbinder and novelist|
Cecil Brown, member of the U.C. Berkeley English Department faculty and author, talks with Elanor Sully about the Voodoo (also called Hoodoo) tradition of Black art and religion in relation to his own work. He has a PhD in African American Literature from the University of California, Berkeley. He talks about his new best-selling novel "The Life and Love of Mr. Jiveass Nigger" which is about a character named George Washington who tells lies but is on a search for identity...
|Film-making under Franco / Jaime Camino ; interviewed by Colin Edwards.|
Jaime Camino discusses the state of Spanish filmmaking under Franco's reign with KPFA's Colin Edwards. Camino discusses the political nature of Spanish films, censorship practices by the Spanish government, economic measures that influence production and distribution of films in Spain, and about Spanish productions that are filmed overseas.
|Moe's woes : the business of swapping and selling secondhand books|
Owner Moe Moskowitz of Moe's Books, a second-hand bookstore in Berkeley, discusses running a small business near a radical university. He is one of Berkeley's best known merchants and keen observer of campus radical life from his viewpoint (and storefront) on Telegraph Avenue, just a few doors south of Fred Cody's bookstore, and the center of the Free Speech Movement. Moskowitz conducts a thriving business in used books and records and in this interview with Byron Bryant of KPFA, he talks about ...
|The artist and the new media|
Jeanne Siegal interviews artist Roy Lichtenstein who was an abstract expressionist for many years, then was later labeled as a pop artist. He adopted the calligraphic comic strip style and historic benday dots ordinarily identified with advertising. Lichtenstein, who is both a painter and sculptor, discusses his work and views on recent developments in art.
|Dear brother Erika / Erika Seastrom ; interviewed by Bonnie Bellow.|
Erika Seastrom, a member for 20 years of the Printers Union, describes her life working under terrible conditions in an almost entirely male trade. Seastrom discusses her start in the printing business, the sexism she confronted on the job, her attempts to join the union, and working conditions in New York City print shops. She reads an excerpt from her unpublished autobiography, Dear brother Erika...
34 year-old American bass opera singer Elfego Esparza, born in Texas, discusses his opera training and career. He began singing at the age of 17. After being advised to train in Europe, he went to Germany to study, then returned to the United States to further his training. He has performed at the Metropolitan Opera, the San Francisco Opera Company, and several opera houses throughout Europe.
|Robert Duncan reads|
American poet, Robert Duncan, reads some of his own works. He reads "Homage to Coleridge" written in 1955, a poem from the book "Letters" to be published in 1957, and two poems from the book "The Opening of the Field". He also sings a song which comes at end of the first act of the play "Maidenhead". Duncan was born on January 7, 1919 and died on February 3 1988.
|The velvet sledgehammer|
Women's news with Judy Pasternak for the week of March 7, 1985, incorporating KPFA's Majority Report. Subjects discussed: Katherine Davenport reports on a new law in Montana requiring insurance companies to charge men and women the same rates for the same coverage, including an interview with Ann Brodsky of the Women's Lobbyist Fund in Helena, Montana (00:04:42); Ginny Burson and Karen Sondheim on women's occupational safety and health issues (00:11:23); interview by Mimi Rosenberg with Eileen C...
|Origin of the Gay Rights Movement|
Bruce Brown of Public Affairs Department of WBAI introduces the first of two speeches on the origins of the Gay Rights Movement. Recorded during the Organization of American Historians Convention in New York City. Following, Dr. James Levin of Special Programs department of City College of New York, speaks about his concern with the reconstruction of the early history of the Gay Movement from the period of World War II to around 1959...
|Forty cents a ton : Hazard County documentary / produced by H. Sinclair.|
Documentary of mining practices in Hazard County, Kentucky. Interviews with residents of Hazard who discuss the coal miners' union, the harassment union miners faced from large mining companies, and the unofficial strikes that are being organized in Hazard County. Includes interviews with strike leaders Berman Gibson, Preacher Smith, Graham Noble, retired miner Harley Caldwell, and Mrs. Smith and Mrs...
|The ballad of Sunset Hall|
The recording is of a benefit concert for the Sunset Hall retirement home in Los Angeles, which provides housing for senior citizens who have dedicated their lives to social action movements. The host provides a brief history and purpose of Sunset Hall. Ross Altman begins by singing "The Ballad of Sunset Hall". Pete Seeger sings "Abiyoyo", "We Shall Not Be Moved", "Stay on Freedom", "Soon Mama", "My Whole World", "Viva La Quince Brigada", "My Experiences as a Folk Singer in Franco's Spain", "Whe...
|Stanton Moore Live at The Mint on 2013-07-17 - Stanton Moore|
Stanton Moore with Wil Blades and Ivan Neville: Maple Plank; Squash Blossom; Let A Woman Be A Woman, Let A Man Be A Man; Grandma's Hands; Papa Was A Rollin' Stone; Slippin' Into Darkness / Fly Like An Eagle / Fire On The Bayou; Late Night At The Maple Leaf; Pie-Eyed Manc; (The World Is A Little Bit Under The Weather) >> Welcome To New Orleans >> Just Kissed My Baby; Landslide; Family Affair; Will It Go 'Round In Circles >> Iko Iko; Big Chief
|The sound of Paz / Suni Paz ; interviewed by Moctesuma Esparza.|
Moctesuma Esparza introduces folk singer Suni Paz, who performs some songs and discusses her life and career. Paz talks about her work with El Grupo, a bilingual activism and poetry-based musical ensemble who performed in New York and Puerto Rico. She performs Victor Jara's "La plegaria a un labrador" (00:05:00), "Chile, paloma herida" (00:30:11), "Niña mujer" (00:36:01). "Anunciando" (00:40:53). "La bamba chicana" (00:48:11) and an untitled song (00:51:58) in the studio...
|The street / Jimmy Ryan (part 1 of 3)|
A discussion about the history and present-day of Christopher Street in New York's Greenwich Village, including its centrality to gay life, with guest Jimmy Ryan, street peddler and publisher of the Warehouse Newsletter. Ryan discusses what Christopher Street was like before the Stonewall riots, the increasing openness of its gay residents after the start of the gay liberation movement, and the kinds of communities that exist in and around the area...
|Harlan county USA / Nancy Barker and Hart Perry|
Barry Parker from WPFW's Film Exchange interviews Nancy Barker and Hart Perry, respectively the director of editing and principal cinematographer of Barbara Kopple's 1977 documentary Harlan County USA. The two discuss how they came to be involved in the film's production and about the scene in the film where strikebreakers attacked the film crew.
|Wright as an educator / Aaron Green and Lloyd Wright ; produced by Bruce Rodde.|
This episode of the centennial celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth illustrates Wright's interest in teaching young people and how they in turn informed his own architectural practice. Aaron Green, a San Francisco-based architect, discusses his impressions of the years he spent working with Wright at his architecture studio, Taliesin. Reese Palley describes how San Francisco hippies volunteered to help reconstruct Wright's V.C...
|Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda on the anti-war struggle.|
Press conference at which Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda, of the Indochina Peace Campaign, discuss their conversations with North Vietnamese officials and their actions against the war in Vietnam in New York City. Hayden discusses how Americans need to pressure Nixon to sign peace agreements ensuring a friendly government controlling South Vietnam. Fonda addresses the anger and confusion of many Americans regarding US involvement in Vietnam...
|The Walking Faces Live at TAIX on 2013-09-13 - The Walking Faces|
THE WALKING FACES
TAIX, Echo Park, CA, on Friday September 13 2013
This set, which was performed as one continuous sequence, consists of the following material. (Divided into sections due to shortness of battery life).
intro p1: Justin Taix*** Homebody Fat's Cat Buddha & Rosebush preamble p2: Fluff Defender Coda* ** Radio Free Beefhop* *** Proxima Elephant* *** Speaking Through You* St Julian** Comet Country Turnaround Endless Highway** / Dancing In Your Head** / Endless Highwa...
|Andy Warhol : a hemi-semi-happening|
Cal Green of WBAI's The Critical People talks to artist Andy Warhol about his film Chelsea Girls. Henry Geldzahler, associate curator of American painting and sculpture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paul Morrissey, film critic and director, and International Velvet and Ingrid Superstar, two of Andy Warhol's "Factory girls" join them in the studio. Green and guests discuss how Chelsea Girls is different from Warhol's previous films and chat about other filmmakers and artists such as Jack Smi...
|Me and Mr. Cassidy Live at Room 5 on 2010-10-30 - Me and Mr. Cassidy|
Let's Stop Calling It Love You & I ? Home I'd Die If You Ever Left Me If You Were Only Home Enchante, Mademoiselle 2 Cents And 8 Inches + Thriller #+ So Alone
Keywords: Scott Cassidy, Hope Leigh, Room 5
|Saba Live at Molly Malone's on 2010-10-26 - Saba|
Intro Fuel Love Like Mercury Whiskey Best Damn Thing So Empty Now For Dean 01. Intro 02. Fuel 03. Love Like Mercury 04. Whiskey 05. Best Damn Thing 06. So Empty Now 07. For Dean
Keywords: Saba, Molly Malone's
|Infamous Stringdusters Live at The Largo on 2010-03-22 - Infamous Stringdusters|
*24bit/44.1KHz file set* - Sara Watkins & Sean Watkins - 01. intro 02. track 2 03. track 3 04. track 4 - The Infamous Stringdusters - 05. intro 06. Steam-Powered Aeroplane 07. track 7 08. track 8 09. In God's Country * 10. track 10 11. track 11 12. track 12 13. track 13 14. track 14 15. track 15 16. track 16 17. track 17 18. track 18 # 19. track 19 # 20. track 20 # 21. track 21 * with Sara & Sean Watkins # with Ed Helms, Sara Watkins & Sean Watkins
|Saba Live at Room 5 on 2010-06-25 - Saba|
Intro/soundcheck Fuel There Wasn't Here So Empty Now Best Damn Thing Whiskey Sad Little Boys For Dean
Keywords: Room 5, Saba
|Smashing Pumpkins Live at KROQ Studios on 2000-03-06 - Smashing Pumpkins|
01. Interview pt 1 02. Interview pt 2 03. Interview pt 3
Keywords: smashing pumpkins; corgan; chamberlin
|Steve Wynn Live at KXLU Studios on 1987-09-09 - Steve Wynn|
01. Here On Earth As Well 02. Daddy's Girl 03. The Subject Was Roses 04. Darling, They Know 05. Someplace Better Than This 06. Killing Time 07. Days Of Wine And Roses 08. Blues Hotel
Keywords: Steve Wynn
|The velvet sledgehammer|
The program features the story of Karen Silkwood, a labor union activist. Silkwood was a worker at Kerr-McGee Plant in Crescent, Oklahoma that made fuel rods for plutonium, which is the most fatal of radioactive substances. After compiling a stack of documentation explaining the dangers of the radioactive substances, she was killed in a car accident and the documents which she was going to present to the New York Times, were removed...
|Moonalice Live at The Mint on 2009-08-29 - Moonalice|
8/29/09 The Mint Los Angeles, CA According to Moonalice legend, the University of Southern California may be considering the formation of a Department of Crypto-Zoology. Crypto-Zoology is the study of creatures that no one has ever seen . . . and it is one of the core academic fields of Moonalice scholars. We just got back from Alaska, where we hunted for the Common Rhino Puffin and the Arctic Hippo...
|Karl Denson's Tiny Universe Live at Greek Theatre on 2003-09-07 - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe|
Keywords: Karl Denson Tiny Universe
|Growing up gay in the Brooklyn Jewish community|
Fred Goldhaber interviews Gary Adler, a new york city elementary school teacher, and Steve Askinazi, owner of the Ballroom, a social worker, and a member of community board on Passover night. Adler and Askinazi speak about their experiences as gay Jewish men and the challenges they faced with their family and community.
|Poetry and politics / Jack Spicer|
Jack Spicer lectures on poetry and politics at the Berkeley Poetry Conference at the University of California, Berkeley on July 4, 1965. Spicer discusses the exploitation of young poets, the efficacy of political poetry, and ruminates on both Vietnam and the Free Speech Movement, followed by questions from the audience. Spicer is introduced by Thomas Parkinson.A complete transcript of this talk is available in Peter Gizzi, ed., The house that Jack built: the collected lectures of Jack Spicer (Mi...
|Makepeace Brothers Live at Molly Malone's (Front Bar) on 2007-09-17 - Makepeace Brothers|
Soundcheck/intro Life It's About That Time Me Gusta El Pastel Infatuation Hero Carolina Things Are Gonna Wait For Me In The Garden Treat Her Right The Monkey & The Lion
Keywords: Makepeace Brothers, Molly Malone's
|Raq Live at Club Fais Do Do on 2007-10-06 - Raq|
Disc I-Set I 1. Tumbling Down 2. Carbohydrates Are The Enemy-> 3. Silhouette-> 4. Carbohydrates Are The Enemy-> 5. Don't Let Go-> 6. Carbohydrates Are The Enemy-> 7. Stuck In A Hole-> 8. Carbohydrates Are The Enemy 9. Late Night-> 10.Moserine 11.Forget Me Not-> 12.Late Night Disc II-Set II 1. 15 Shakes 2. Bootch Magoo%-> 3. Gabvonie-> 4. Brother From Another Mother*-> 5. Rock & Roll*@-> 6. Brother From Another Mother* 7...
Keywords: RAQ; akg481
|Saba Live at Molly Malones on 2006-08-05 - Saba|
Fuel Hold On Love Like Mercury Someone Like You There Wasn't Here Even Less For Dean
|Radiators Live at House of Blues on 1994-09-16 - Radiators|
Disc 1 Ed Noodling Nightmare on the Misery Train > Take your dead ass home Dragon's Blood Suck da head Corina Nail your heart Last Getaway Nasty Boogie Doctor Doctor Find Somebody to love Papaya Disc 2 Creeping Vine > Hold back the Flood Doubled all up in a knot > Love is a tangle > Mountain Jam > Love is a tangle Long Hard Journey Join the Circus Straight 8 > Mood for Love Encore Early in the Morning Good Morning Miss Brown Fever Dream Iko - Iko
Keywords: Live concert
|The Small Stars Live at The Mint on 2006-04-07 - The Small Stars|
01 Introducing Guy Fantasy 02 Everything's Keno In Reno 03 Two Girls Are Better Than One 04 Boogie Stop Shuffle (Charles Mingus) 05 I Turn Music Into Money * 06 Otra Vez 07 True Hollywood Story 08 Volver, Volver (Fernando Maldonado) 09 Twenty-One 10 Small Stars Theme Lead vocals: * Vic Odin
Keywords: Miles; Zuniga; Fastball; Mint
|Saba Live at Room 5 on 2006-12-15 - Saba|
Soundcheck/intro Fuel Love Like Mercury Someone Like You There Wasn't Here Hold On Isn't It Something Even Less For Dean
Keywords: Saba, Room 5
|John Popper Live at KLOS-FM Studios on 1998-10-29 - John Popper|
interview Canadian Rose interview/break interview/call-ins The Mountains Win Again interview Low Rider interview
|Delta Nove Live at Fais Do-Do on 2006-06-29 - Delta Nove|
1. Upside Down (psychedelic) -> 2. I Am the Slime -> 3. Deception 4. The Future is When? -> 5. Go Slow Go Slow -> 6. In Memory of Elizabeth Reed Disc 2 1. Tororo (remix) -> 2. Samba drums 3. Flipper 4. Red Hot Mama 5. You Got Yours and I Got Mine
Keywords: Live concert
|Tea Leaf Green Live at Cafe-Club Fais Do-Do on 2005-07-15 - Tea Leaf Green|
Disc 1 01) Precious Stone 02) Papa's in the Backroom 03) Warmup 04) Country Seduction 05) Georgie P 06) Taught to be Proud 07) I'm Waiting for the Man* 08) Panspermic De-evolution > 09) Saw Your Mama > 10) Panspermic De-evolution Disc 2 (set I cont.) 01) Zoom Zoom 02) Gasaholic 03) Moonshine 04) Dragonfly 05) Snoop > 06) The Garden (Part II) > 07) The Garden (Part III) (encore) 08) Death Cake 09) Professor's Blues
Keywords: Live concert
|Saba Live at Room 5 on 2006-03-27 - Saba|
For Dean Love Like Mercury Even Less Fuel untitled new song Someone Like You Hold On
Keywords: Live concert
|Cubensis Live at The Mint on 2011-10-30 - Cubensis|
Set 1: 01. Mississippi Halfstep Uptown Tudeloo 02. Friend Of The Devil 03. Truckin' 04. Second That Emotion 05. The Wheel > Playin' In The Band > The Wheel 06. Mexicali Blues 07. Dayjob Set 2: Mystery Album: Tom Petty - Wildflowers 01. Wildflowers 02. You Don't Know How It Feels 03. Time to Move On 04. You Wreck Me 05. It's Good to Be King 06. Only a Broken Heart 07. Honey Bee 08. Don't Fade on Me 09...
|Cubensis Live at Los Angeles Zoo on 2011-07-28 - Cubensis|
Set 1: 01. Bertha 02. Althea 03. Tons Of Steel 04. They Love Each Other 05. Just A Little Light 06. Peggy-O 07. Good Time Blues 08. That's What Love Will Make You Do 09. Hey Pockey Way 10. Scarlet Begonias Set 2: 01. Mystery Train 02. Lazy River Road 03. Touch Of Gray 04. Stop That Train 05. Tangled Up In Blue 06. Don't Let Go 07. Sitting In Limbo 08. Gimme' Some Lovin 09. Run For The Roses 10. White Rabbit
|Dawn Mitschele Live at Room 5 on 2009-05-19 - Dawn Mitschele|
Soundcheck/Intro Water Dominoes Anchor In The Moonlight Old Weathered Fences Float Like A Feather Deep As The Sea Same Sad Story Quietly Determined * Kiss You +
Keywords: Dawn Mitschele, Room 5
|John Popper Live at KLOS-FM Studios on 2006-07-12 - John Popper|